WVC 20 - 7 - 14
§20-7-14. Motorboats exempt from numbering.
A motorboat shall not be required to be numbered under this
article if it is: (1) Already covered by a number in full force
and effect which has been awarded to it pursuant to federal law
or a federally approved numbering system of another state:
That such boat shall not have been within this state
for a period in excess of sixty consecutive days; (2) a motorboat
from a country other than the United States temporarily using the
waters of this state; (3) motorboats used exclusively for racing
while participating in races, and the preparation therefor, which
have been authorized pursuant to the provisions of section twenty
of this article.